Fine Arts

This three‐week class will focus on value, or how to convey light and shadow in drawings.

Wednesday
Jul 30 - Aug 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, an open session for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model.

Monday, Sunday
Jun 8 - Aug 11
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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In this fun, hands‐on workshop, students will learn how to combine printmaking with the spontaneity of collage, painting, and drawing to create inventive and surprising imagery with monotypes.

Saturday
Aug 2 - Aug 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, vocabulary, and the creative possibilities of drawing. Students in this class will learn the basic elements of drawing, such as line, value, texture, and shape to capture and record the multi-dimensional world and create visually stimulating compositions.

Tuesday
Sep 9 - Nov 11
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge, and for more advanced painters who want to keep their current skills honed.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This class serves as an introduction to ceramic shell bronze casting. Studio time will be supplemented by hands-on demonstrations of mold-making (plaster and rubber molds), wax-working and spruing, and gating.

Wednesday
Sep 10 - Nov 12
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Master craftspeople have been making furniture one piece at a time for centuries. There's just something about these unique works that can't be duplicated in a factory. This introductory class will examine the basic philosophy of contemporary furniture design and construction, focusing on design, drawing, building, and critique.

Saturday
Sep 13 - Nov 15
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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This class, designed for those interested in calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure. 

Tuesday
Oct 14 - Oct 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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As computer programs like Adobe Photoshop continue to evolve, the ways to create positives for printmaking become almost limitless. This hands-on class will start in the computer lab, where students will learn techniques for image creation, set up print-ready files, and make positives for their prints.

Saturday
Oct 11 - Nov 8
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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This class will help students to explore and develop their personal drawing practices, informing and inspiring the creative process no matter their profession or experience.

Wednesday
Sep 10 - Oct 8
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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